Felling, Gateshead Tyne and Wear, UK – AkzoNobel and Carbon Group have combined forces to open the first Cromadex Center in Cork, Ireland. The new center will offer industrial coatings customers a selection of products and services.

The Cork center features a salt spray and laboratory testing facility as well as a surface treatment and application facility. It will supply a wide variety of surface treatment, paint technology and plant equipment, as well as a large range of high-quality coatings brands, including Cromadex, Interpon, International, Sikkens and more.

Cromadex is already a well-established force in the UK, with 10 Cromadex centers reaching from Glasgow to Portsmouth. Carbon Group has over 15 years experience supplying the industrial coatings industry in Ireland.

Additional centers in Dublin and Belfast are scheduled to open by the end of the year.